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Knowlton School Alumni Relations and Events Coordinator




Knowlton School Homecoming Reunion
Due to new university policies, registration is required.
To register, call The Ohio State University Alumni Association’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-762-5646.


Reunite in Los Angeles during the ASLA Annual Meeting
Register online / food and drinks on us / all alumni welcome
5:30-7:30 p.m. | Faith & Flower, Los Angeles


City and Regional Planning Dual Accreditation Visit
for the BSCRP and MCRP degrees


Knowlton School Graduate Open House
11 a.m. | Knowlton Hall


Knowlton School Career Day
Save-the-date → more details to come!


Solano and Schubert Recognized as College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni

Two Knowlton School alumni, Laura Solano (BSLA ‘83) and Peter Schubert (BSARCH ‘78), will be honored as Distinguished Alumni of the College of Engineering at the 2017 Alumni Awards Reception & Dinner. Laura Solano, ASLA, is a principal and landscape architect at Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA), where she oversees the Cambridge, MA office and has been involved in many of the firm’s best-known and award-winning projects. Peter Schubert, FAIA, is a Partner in Ennead Architects International. Throughout a 30-year career, he has designed award-winning buildings in the United States and abroad.

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Landscape Architecture and Architecture Reaccredited

The LAAB and NAAB recently notified the Knowlton School that their BSLA, MLA and MARCH programs have been granted full-term accreditation. In its report, LAAB noted the gender diversity in the section’s professional programs: “The program currently has a predominance of female faculty, the highest percentage in its history and the highest in any American professional landscape architecture program in our profession’s history.” The NAAB report noted the demonstration of a “strong program and an ethos of design showing positive results that are noted university-wide.”

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Have Passport, Will Travel: Global Citizen and Landscape Architecture Student Christian Moore

“I’ve spent the last three years at Knowlton learning about what designers and scholars call the grand tour, which takes them through the great cultural centers of Europe early in their careers,” Moore commented. “I thought, the opportunities are there. Why not make this happen?” After a lot of letter and proposal writing, and receiving guidance from Knowlton School faculty, Moore, a senior in landscape architecture, was able to secure three grants that would fund his two-and-a-half-month sojourn in Europe.

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COGO is a Go: Bike Sharing Program Pedals Ahead with Student Input

City and Regional Planning Lecturer Chad Gibson, AICP (MCRP '97), who is also Director of Planning for the City of Upper Arlington, tasked his 2017 spring semester transportation studio to study and recommend additional sites for the CoGo Bike Share program. Significantly increasing this popular alternative transit option, a total of 232 additional bikes will be added to the more than 300 bikes and 45 stations currently located in and around Columbus.

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The Knowlton School announces the publication of the tenth title in its Source Books in Architecture Series, Stan Allen / Four Projects. Source Books in Architecture is a product of the Herbert Baumer seminars, a series of interactions between students and seminal practitioners at the Knowlton School at The Ohio State University. Stan Allen was the 2012-13 Herbert Baumer Distinguished Visiting Professor.

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2016-2017 Year in Review Coming Soon

Check out our teaser of the upcoming 2016-17 Year in Review. The 100-page publication will take a look back at events, stories and achievements from the past year and recognize the school's many generous donors.

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